Dana interning at the James Madison Institute.

Access my complete Resume (97KB PDF).


Anticipated Graduation: May 2014

Bachelor of Science in Journalism and


Bachelor of Arts in History

Concentrations: Multimedia and Magazine Production,

American History

University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.

GPA: 3.83/4.0; UF Honors Program


Freelance Writer, Tower Publications, Inc.

Gainesville, Fla.

December 2011 – present

Peer Mentor, UF Housing and Residence Education

Gainesville, Fla.

August 2011 - present

Journalism and Civics Education Intern, James Madison Institute

Tallahassee, Fla.

May 2011 - August 2011

Public Relations Intern, Ron Sachs Communications, Inc.

Tallahassee, Fla.

May 2011 - July 2011

Contributing Writer, Tallahassee Democrat

Tallahassee, Fla.

August 2007 - present


Member, SAVANT Leadership Honorary

February 2012 – present

Programming Committee Chair, Gators for Higher Education

April 2011 – present

Campus Diplomat, UF Dean of Students Office Ambassador

February 2011 – present

2011-2012 Welcome to the Gator Nation Program Chair


2011 Barbara L. Frye Scholarship, Florida Capital Press Corps

2010, 2011 Navy Supply Corps Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Golden Key International Honour Society

Society of Professional Journalists

2010 Journalism Best & Brightest Scholarship - 1st Place Award


Basic Adobe (PageMaker, InDesign, Audio, Illustrator, Premiere, Photoshop), Audacity, iMovie, Wordpress, Tumblr, AP Style, Chicago Style, PC Operating System, Macintosh Operating System, Soundslides, Vocus, Microsoft Office Suite, Social Media Platforms, learning CSS3 and HTML5